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Britain votes to leave the European Union, PM Cameron to resign

Britain votes to leave European Union (EU)

PM David Cameron to resign after UK votes to leave the EU in referendum that could seal the fate of the union. The United Kingdom has shocked the world by cutting ties with the European Union in a surprising result Friday that threw financial markets into turmoil and forced Britain’s prime minister to resign. Britain has voted to leave the European ... Read More »

German police shoots down gunman outside movie theater, no one injured

German special forces have shot a man dead who stormed a cinema in Viernheim, near Frankfurt. FRANKFURT (Germany) — A masked, armed assailant attacked a multiplex movie theater in the German city of Viernheim on Thursday and took hostages before he was killed by german special police units that stormed the building, officials and local news media reported. Despite initial ... Read More »

Euro 2016: Violent fans clash with French police ahead of England-Russia match

Euro 2016: Violent fans clash with French police ahead of England-Russia match in Euro 2016

England, France and Russia fans were involved in fresh violence in Marseilles that moved into a third day on Saturday. MARSEILLE, (France) — English and Russian soccer fans clashed with each other and French riot police in Marseille on Saturday ahead of their teams’ opening Euro 2016 match. TV footage showed scenes of violence, including fans throwing chairs yanked from restaurant ... Read More »

All you need to know about Euro 2016 Football Championship

Euro 2016 key players

France and Romania kick off the Euro 2016 tournament in Saint-Denis on Friday night Host: France Dates: 10 June to 10 July Euro 2016 kicks off tonight amid unprecedented security for a sporting event, with almost 100,000 French security forces drafted in to protect fans, players and dignitaries. Euro 2016 will be held from June 10 to July 10 in ... Read More »

Global peace deteriorating as terrorism hits new all-time high

Global peace deteriorating as terrorism hits new all-time high

Global Peace Index records a historically less peaceful and more unequal world  World became less peaceful in the last year, reveals 2016 Global Peace Index (GPI). The Report shows growing global inequality in peace, with the most peaceful countries continuing to improve while the least peaceful are falling into greater violence and conflict. The study, by international think-tank the Institute for Economics and ... Read More »

World’s longest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland

World's longest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland

The new Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland is the world’s longest train tunnel running at 57 km long under the Alps. It took 17 years to build and replaces Japan’s 53.9km Seikan tunnel The world’s longest and deepest rail tunnel, Gotthard Base Tunnel, opened in Switzerland on Wednesday, nearly seven decades after it was first proposed and 17 years after construction ... Read More »

Pakistan and Czech Republic to explore business prospects

Ambassador of Czech Republic highlighted the potential of CPEC at a meeting of Pak-Czech Business Council

Ambassador of Czech Republic highlighted the potential of CPEC at a meeting of Pak-Czech Business Council. He hoped Czech Prime Minister will soon visit Pakistan to enhance ties between two countries ISLAMABAD – Czech Republic is highly interested in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which has the potential to link China, South Asia and Central Asia, Ambassador of Czech Republic to Pakistan Jan Fury said. His Excellency ... Read More »

Ukraine wins 2016 Eurovision Contest with politically powerful song

Ukraine wins 2016 Eurovision Contest with politically powerful song

Ukraine’s Jamala wins Eurovision 2016 crown with song about war Ukraine’s Jamala was crowned the winner of popular Eurovision Song Contest 2016 with a political, heartfelt song about war. She dedicated to her great-grandmother. “I was sure that, if you sing about truth, it can really touch people. And I was right” the 32-year-old singer declare after accepting the Eurovision ... Read More »

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